Useful Links – Parents & Children

Art

At Home Arts with the Ark

https://ark.ie/projects/details/at-home-arts-activities

Song writing, art and theatre activities for children from Ireland’s dedicated children’s cultural centre.

 

Draw with Don – Don Conroy

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo4dO9D4okn25M6mvfB02rQ

Draw along with Irish artist Don Conroy on his YouTube channel.


Creative Writing

Sarah Webb Daily Story Prompts

https://moli.ie/learning/bright-sparks-creative-bursts

Creative Bursts are writing games and prompts to encourage creativity with paper and pen.

 


Learning Support

Scoilnet.ie

https://www.scoilnet.ie/

ScoilNet is the official online portal for Irish Schools. ScoilNet contains a database of over 20,000+ online resources including websites, quizzes, lesson plans, notes, video/audio, games and other multimedia.

 

RTE Home School Hub

https://www.rte.ie/tv/programmes/1127275-rte-home-school-hub/

Bilingual teaching for classes 1st to 6th daily from 11am to 12pm on RTE2 and online.

 

Maths Week Ireland 

https://www.mathsweek.ie/2019/maths-at-home/

Daily Maths at Home activities to get brains working and integrate maths into our home lives through basic arithmetic, calendars, clocks and more!

 

Animal Updates with Dublin Zoo

https://www.dublinzoo.ie/animals/animal-webcams/

Watch live webcams of the elephant, penguin and Savanna enclosures at Dublin Zoo and learn about the animals through daily trivia and activities.

 

Wildlife of Ireland Map

Libraries Ireland have launched a brand new online learning resource for primary school children – the Wildlife of Ireland Map!

Children can learn how to spot wildlife in their 5km and take a virtual nature walk across Ireland. Check it out at https://nature.librariesireland.ie/

 

Rescources to support Junior & Leaving Certificate Students

https://jcsplibraries.com/free-resources/

JCSP librarians have put together a curated list of resources to support JC & LC students. It covers resources by subject and includes a list for wellbeing at this time.


Sport & PE 

Waterford Sports Partnership

https://www.waterfordsportspartnership.ie/wsp-home-workout-videoes

Home Workouts for adults and activity planners, camogie skills, and online athletic leagues for all ages. Online leagues start in April.

 

PE With Joe

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBvQafyve889qVcPxYEjdSTl

Daily PE lessons with Joe Wicks the BodyCoach.

 

Cosmic Kids Yoga 

https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga/

Yoga and mindfulness for children aged 3+


Stories, Rhymes & Reading: 

RhymeTime with Waterford Libraries

https://www.facebook.com/WaterfordCouncilLibraries/

 

 

Childrens Books Ireland 

https://childrensbooksireland.ie/resources/resource-packs/

Resource packs to support children’s reading.

 

Dungarvan Gymboree Songs and Music

https://www.facebook.com/Gymboree-Dungarvan-West-Waterford-1909914255733866/

Jade at Dungarvan Gymboree is sharing live videos, activities and old performances a on the Dungarvan Gymboree facebook page.

 

Audible – Free Childrens Audiobooks online

https://www.ispcc.ie/helping-your-child-keep-safe-online

Brief article for keeping an eye on what sites your child uses and how to keep children safe online.

 

Online Safety Webwise

https://www.webwise.ie/category/parents/explainers/

Explainer for apps your child or teen might be using more often at the moment.

 

 

 

 

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